143rd AES CONVENTION Presenters: Ian Shepherd

AES New York 2017 Presenter or Author

Ian Shepherd

Ian Shepherd

Primary Affiliation: Mastering Media Ltd - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK

Ian Shepherd is a British mastering engineer and MD at Mastering Media Ltd. Over the course of his career he has worked on thousands of CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays for all of the major record labels, TV stations and independents, including several number one singles and award-winning albums. He also runs the popular Production Advice website, and hosts The Mastering Show podcast.

He is a fierce critic of the so-called Loudness Wars, and in 2010 founded Dynamic Range Day, an online event intended to raise awareness of the issue.

He has developed two acclaimed mastering plugins with MeterPlugs – Perception, which received an AudioMedia Gear Of The Year award in 2014, and Dynameter, which helps users achieve optimal audio dynamics for their music while achieving competitive loudness for online streaming.

More Info: http://www.productionadvice.co.uk/about

Session List

Oct 19: EB03: Applications in Audio
Measuring Micro-Dynamics—A First Step: Standardizing PSR, the Peak to Short-Term Loudness Ratio (Author)

Oct 20: SE08: Mastering for the New Paradigm: High Resolution Audio, Streaming and High Resolution Streaming (Presenter)

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